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Shawn R. Richardson
1966 - 2020
Shawn Richardson

Shawn R. Richardson, 53, of DeForest, formally of Platteville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 9 at his home of natural causes.

A public visitation was held from 3–7 p.m. on Sunday, June 14 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, 1245 N. Water St., Platteville, where a scripture wake service was held at 2:45 p.m. A private Mass of Christian burial was held at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Tennyson. Public graveside services were held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, June 15 at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Platteville. Graveside military rites were accorded by American Legion Post 42 and VFW Post 5274. A luncheon was held after at the Melby Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Shawn R. Richardson Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 245, Platteville, WI 53818. Online condolences can be made at

A complete obituary is in the June 17, 2020 issue of The Platteville Journal.